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About me

I have been practicing criminal defense in East Texas for the last 28 years and now limit my practice exclusively to DWI/DUI defense. If you have a question about anything regarding the DWI law in Texas I can answer it for you.


Languages spoken: German, Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    32 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Sravanesh Kumar Muralidhar

    John Eastland is an outstanding trial attorney who will fight for your rights. I have known him for over a year and I consider him a mentor and friend.


    Sravanesh Muralidhar Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Carlo D'Angelo

    John has an exceptional knowledge and understanding of the scientific aspects of DWI cases. He's a go-to source whenever I've got close-call cases involving breath or blood results.


    Carlo D'Angelo Federal crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

924 West Houston Street
Tyler, TX, 75702


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198508/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalJohn J. Eastland, Attorney at Law, P.C.1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Smith County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Smith County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPast President2009 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Harding UniversityMarketing/AccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1977